Poached Chicken Breasts with Ratatouille

This hearty dish is great served with crusty bread and grated Parmesan cheese.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups chicken stock
  • 1½ cups chunky jarred spaghetti sauce
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, about 6 oz. each
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 small zucchini, diced
  • 1 small yellow squash, diced
  • 1 small eggplant, diced
  • ½ small onion, peeled and diced
  • 3 gloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp. dried basil

Directions

  • Combine the chicken stock and tomato sauce in a soup pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Season the chicken with salt and black pepper and add to the pot. Cover and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes until chicken is cooked.
  • Remove the chicken breasts and keep warm. Add bell pepper, zucchini, squash, eggplant, onion, and garlic. Sauté, 10 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Stir in basil.
  • Spoon the ratatouille into 4 large bowls. Cut each chicken breast horizontally into strips and place over ratatouille.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups chicken stock
  • 1½ cups chunky jarred spaghetti sauce
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, about 6 oz. each
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 small zucchini, diced
  • 1 small yellow squash, diced
  • 1 small eggplant, diced
  • ½ small onion, peeled and diced
  • 3 gloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp. dried basil

Directions

  • Combine the chicken stock and tomato sauce in a soup pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Season the chicken with salt and black pepper and add to the pot. Cover and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes until chicken is cooked.
  • Remove the chicken breasts and keep warm. Add bell pepper, zucchini, squash, eggplant, onion, and garlic. Sauté, 10 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Stir in basil.
  • Spoon the ratatouille into 4 large bowls. Cut each chicken breast horizontally into strips and place over ratatouille.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium970mg
Total Carbohydrate17g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars9g
Protein41g